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Do financial statements baffle you? Do you mix your current assets with your non-current assets? What do liabilities mean and how will they affect the organisation in question in the future? Then this basic accounting course is for you.

The course is presented & compiled by a qualified practising accountant and registered BAS practitioner and it aims to enable participants to engage and prepare different financial reports & forecasts as well as the ability to highlight key financial aspects of their business or area of interest.

Anyone that needs to be able to interpret financial statements, from the board and committee members, business owners, managers to anyone thinking about a career in bookkeeping, and accounting will hugely benefit from this Accounting for Non-accountants: Beginners course.

In this course, you will learn how to understand the double-entry accounting system, and the accounting terminology, and simplifying jargon. We will cover the Australian Accounting Standards, how to keep records and compliances as well as Interpretations and itemisation of financial reporting including trial balance, trading statement, profit and loss statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement, and forecasts.

It is intended that by the end of this course you should be able to read and understand the basic company financial statement and have gained a comprehensive understanding of the Australian Accounting Standards.

With your enrolment, you will receive our digital handouts for this course via email. These are a great source of reference to bring along to your class. The class will be held face-to-face at one of our Campuses in a training room.

To see what others thought about this course, please see below the course testimonials for their feedback.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will:

  • be able to read and understand a basic company financial statement
  • have gained an understanding of the Australian Accounting Standards

Ideal for

  • Anyone who needs to be able to interpret financial statements
  • Board and committee members
  • Business owners
  • Managers of departments or units
  • Those interested in stock market research
  • Those interested in starting or purchasing a company
  • Anyone thinking about a career in bookkeeping and accounting

Course content

  • Understand double-entry accounting system
  • Understand accounting terminology and simplifying jargon
  • The Australian Accounting Standards
  • Records keeping and compliance
  • Interpretation and itemisation of financial reporting including trial balance, trading statement, profit and loss statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement and forecasts


Accounting for Non-Accountants: Beginners Course

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$399 Limited GST free / $319.20 / $359.10

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Mark is very clear at speaking and provides good anecdotes and examples, I just had trouble keeping up sometimes as I am just not maths-geeky, but enjoyed getting an overview of these systems anyway. Thanks Mark.

  • said: A great group of people to learn with. Making it fun and interesting

  • said: Mark is a fantastic tutor! He makes difficult topic easy to understand by giving practical examples and injecting humor to lighten the mood. I am always excited going to his class. I highly recommend Mark and this course.

  • said: I really enjoyed this course and found it very useful. I thought the course would be very dry and boring but Mark brought the content to life with good examples and had a great sense of humour. The group as a whole including Mark was hilarious.

  • said: Mark has really strong teaching skills. He made sure everyone understand the points before move on. Besides. He applied some examples which made us have a better understanding. Accounting seems not boring at all during his class. Overall. I enjoyed his course. Will attend his BAS course for sure!

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